Includes, among other things, the minutes of the"new" NEC of the socialist party which tried to take control of the organization for the Left wing, and the first half of a stenographic report of the June National Lew Wing Conference. Topic: Communism--Periodicals
Second of the three issues published by the month long lived Communist Party of America (Minority Group). Includes material on deportations, Frainas correspondence from Europe and polemics with the "majority faction Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The Communist Party of America split in April 1920 with Ruthenburg ("David Damon") taking most of the former National Council of the Left Wing element into the Communist Party of America (Minority Group). After about a month this group merged with the Communist Labor Party to form the United Communist Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Contains Max Cohens "Growth of the Left Wing" which is an important source for the history of the Left Wing Section of New York, a call for an emergency Socialist convention and a statement of principles of the Socialist Propaganda League Topic: Communism--Periodicals
Initial edition of the organ of the Marxist Workers League, which split off from Hugo Oehlers Revolutionary Workers Leage, which in turn split from the Communist League of America. Includes draft program and background documents on the split HX1 Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The holidays during the nadir of the Great Depression. Contains articles on work within the trade unions, relief, fights against deportations, and "the Russian question" Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Includes articles on Roosevelt's upcoming inauguration, the Nazis in the process of coming to power in Germany, unemployment and a report of the party meeting when Lazar Becker presents the position of the expelled "Gitlowites" Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Contains much organizational news: the CPO led group wins the Local 22 ILGWU elections, a Lithuanian group affiliates, work within the Furriers Union and a fraternal Workers League of Canada is established. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Second issue of the CPAs "The Communist" contains articles on the steel strike led by William Z. Foster, articles on Hungary and Versailles, as well as organizational notes. Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Includes, among other things, a criticism of the New York Left Wing Manifesto, and a resolution by the party's Eastern European federations to withdraw from the Bern conference Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The Communist Party of America was founded Sept 1, 1919 in Chicago. The initial organization consisted of the National organizing Committee and National Council of the Left Wing factions that arose at the June Left Wing Conference. This issue includes an account of the convention, as well as the manifesto, constituion and program of the new group, the names of the members of the Central Committee and a polemic with the Communist Labor Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Announces the beginning of the great Amalgamated Hotel and Restaurant Workers strike at the Waldorf-Astoria; articles on the Silver Shirts and discussions on unity with American Workers Party Topic: Communism--periodicals